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Stupid_Dems - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If the Dems contaminate the ballot box the only recourse is exactly the same as was give n the Crown!
qfingers - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What we need is a better voting system...like the Borda method. Then the 3rd party candidate most assuredly would have a chance....but for just that reason you'll never see it....the controlling parties not wanting a 3rd party to have any chance. Plus it's a bit difficult to count unless you are computerized. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borda_count
ONCEMORE1 - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This goes well beyond the "hanging chad" debacle, this is a deliberate effort to weight the results in favor of the Democrats. The size of the target on a touchscreen is easily manipulated so that if the D spot is half or most of the screen and the R spot is a tiny area of the actual "sweet spot", the results are controlled by the administrator and not the voter-------who just "happens" to be…
ONCEMORE1 - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If there was a chance in Hell your Third-Party candidate might actually win, I'd be right there with you, but you have to face the fact there ISN"T. Why is it that the typical Third Party frontrunner, usually Libertarian, shares many ideals with the Republican Party, siphons votes away from the Republicans and even receives support from the DNC and Unions to do so? The folly in…
qfingers - Business owners split over minimum wage votes - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Jarosch above inadvertently elucidated the reason why minimum wage is BAD. He says people would leave his store to work somewhere with higher wage....but when everybody pays minimum wage there are no other high-paying jobs. If you get rid of minimum wage businesses would pay what people are willing to work for and wages would vary...some up...some down...and overall employment would increase.

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Quincy High Alumni Association to offer $100,000 raffle

1 year, 11 months ago by Bob Gough

Proceeds will benefit curriculum, technology, fine arts and athletics; Grand Prize awarded at Showcase of Excellence

The QHS Alumni Association (QHSAA) will conduct the Big Blue Raffle to raise money for Quincy Public Schools. 

The grand prize of $100,000 will be announced on March 9 at the Showcase of Excellence.  In addition to the grand prize, the following prizes will be awarded at athletic and fine art events leading up to March 9:

  • 1 - $25,000
  • 1 - $10,000
  • 1 -  $5,000
  • 10 -  $1,000 prizes
  • 20 -  $500 prizes
  • 66 -  $250 prizes

5000 tickets will be sold for $100/ticket. Ticket sales will begin on November 19. Tickets may be purchased:

  • in person at the QHSAA office, from designated raffle agents, or in the office of any of the Quincy Public Schools
  • online at www.qhsalumniraffle.com on or after November 19, 2012
  • by fax, the online entry form may be downloaded from www.qhsalumniraffle.com and submitted by fax to the QHSAA office at (217) 224-5055
  • by telephone at (217) 223-8700 for pickup at the QPS Board of Education

Monies raised will go to support QHSAA activities and Quincy Public Schools activities including:

  • Curriculum
  • Technology
  • Fine Arts
  • Athletics

For more information and official rules, visit www.qhsalumniraffle.com.

 


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